I-35 southbound closed, detoured at Hwy 60 for crash; northbound remains open
FARIBAULT, Minn. (2:30 p.m.) – Southbound Interstate 35 motorists are being detoured to Highway 60 west at Faribault, because the road is closed for a vehicle crash, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Northbound I-35 remains open.
Reports indicate that a vehicle struck a MnDOT truck that was providing support behind a mower on southbound I-35.
Motorists could experience delays during the detour and should be alert to traffic slowdowns exiting off I-35 to Highway 60. Southbound vehicles are being routed west on Highway 60 to Rice County Road 17/Steele County Road 11 south to Steele County Road 12 east to I-35 at Medford.
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